Bermudagrass…..the Preferred Turf for Oklahoma

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Bermudagrass, or Cynodon dactylon as my college professor would call it, is the most common turf type in Oklahoma lawns. Bermudagrass is warm-season, sun-loving grass, drought tolerant, wear tolerant, and fairly easy to grow. It’s usually established by sodding, laying rolls of existing turf on bare soil, to establish a lawn quickly. Certain varieties can… Read more »

Spring Dead Spot Update

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By now, most bermudagrass areas that were affected by Spring Dead Spot disease are in the process of filling in with healthy turf from the sides. With good fertilization and watering, along with this hot weather we are experiencing, bermudagrass will fill in those dead spots pretty quickly. Spring Dead Spot is a troublesome disease,… Read more »

The Dallisgrass Problem

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Dallisgrass clumps in bermudagrass Dallisgrass is one of the most troubling and challenging weeds now in Oklahoma. It’s a perennial grassy weed, often grows in clumps, with big broad leaves. If allowed to grow to produce seedheads, without timely mowing, it produces tall gangly looking seedheads with spiklets shooting out at the ends. Dallisgrass has… Read more »